The family travel handbook Everything you need to know to take unforgettable trips with your children

Imogen Hall

Book - 2020

Full of practical advice, ideas and inspiration from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on the wealth of amazing travel experiences around the world - and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to approaching unfamiliar meals and a change in routine, The Family Travel Handbook encourages curiosity, exploration and independence. This handy trip planner brings all our expertise together into one useful guide th...at you can refer to for everything from ideas about exploring the great outdoors to how to pack up everything and take the kids on a round-the-world trip. It'll help you to explore more confidently and, if you're willing, take you out of your comfort zone to experience even more remarkable sights and activities. We also include a section of recommendations on the best places to go, whatever sort of trip you're after - from the top five places for infants, toddlers, tweens and teenagers, and the top five budget destinations, to our favourite family-friendly cruises, wildlife-spotting adventures and beach holidays. Whether your family are experienced jet-setters or unsure where to start taking your kids, we'll show you how rewarding and memorable opportunities for family travel exist at every turn.

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Subjects
Genres
Guidebooks
Published
Carlton, Victoria : Lonely Planet 2020.
Edition
1st edition
Language
English
Physical Description
167 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cm
ISBN
9781788689151
1788689151
Main Author
Imogen Hall (author)
  • Introduction
  • Planning your trip
  • In transit
  • On the ground
  • Exploring the outdoors
  • Adventure awaits
  • Inspiration
  • Parent Q&A.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A practical guide for new and experienced travelers shares organizational and itinerary recommendations for planning and enjoying a vacation in a range of venues, from wildlife-sporting adventures and beach holidays to kid-friendly cruises and round-the-world trips. Original. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Full of practical advice, ideas and inspiration from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on the wealth of amazing travel experiences around the world - and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to approaching unfamiliar meals and a change in routine, The Family Travel Handbook encourages curiosity, exploration and independence. This handy trip planner brings all our expertise together into one useful guide that you can refer to for everything from ideas about exploring the great outdoors to how to pack up everything and take the kids on a round-the-world trip. It'll help you to explore more confidently and, if you're willing, take you out of your comfort zone to experienceeven more remarkable sights and activities. We also include a section of recommendations on the best places to go, whatever sort of trip you're after - from the top five places for infants, toddlers, tweens and teenagers, and the top five budget destinations, to our favourite family-friendly cruises, wildlife-spotting adventures and beach holidays. Whether your family are experienced jet-setters or unsure where to start taking your kids, we'll show you how rewarding and memorable opportunities for familytravel exist at every turn.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Full of practical advice, ideas and inspiration from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on the wealth of amazing travel experiences around the world - and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to approaching unfamiliar meals and a change in routine, The Family Travel Handbook encourages curiosity, exploration and independence. This handy trip planner brings all our expertise together into one useful guide that you can refer to for everything from ideas about exploring the great outdoors to how to pack up everything and take the kids on a round-the-world trip. It'll help you to explore more confidently and, if you're willing, take you out of your comfort zone to experience even more remarkable sights and activities.We also include a section of recommendations on the best places to go, whatever sort of trip you're after - from the top five places for infants, toddlers, tweens and teenagers, and the top five budget destinations, to our favourite family-friendly cruises, wildlife-spotting adventures and beach holidays.Whether your family are experienced jet-setters or unsure where to start taking your kids, we'll show you how rewarding and memorable opportunities for family travel exist at every turn. The handbook contains:Getting Ready:Deciding where to goTravelling independently vs taking a packageTravellers with disabilitiesFamily financesIn Transit:Take to the skiesEmbrace the open roadLet the train take the strainAll aboard: cruising with kidsOn the Ground:Where to stayWhere and what to eat and drinkThe challenges of different agesExploring the Great Outdoors:CampingHikingWater-based activitiesSnow-based activitiesTravelling sustainably with kidsReady to be Adventurous?:Start small: embrace the possibilitiesPush your collective comfort zonesBe a world nomadLet them fly the travel nestAfter the Trip:Photography on the roadBack homeAbout Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Full of practical advice and ideas from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on amazing travel experiences - and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to how to approach unfamiliar meals, this trip planner encourages curiosity, exploration and independence.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

Full of practical advice and ideas from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on amazing travel experiences - and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to how to approach unfamiliar meals, this trip planner encourages curiosity, exploration and independence.

Review by Publisher Summary 6

Full of practical advice and ideas from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on amazing travel experiences- and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to how to approach unfamiliar meals, this trip planner encourages curiosity, exploration and independence.

Review by Publisher Summary 7

Full of practical advice, ideas and inspiration from Lonely Planet's parents to you, this essential guide gives you the lowdown on the wealth of amazing travel experiences around the world - and how to plan and enjoy them with your family. From navigating air and train travel to approaching unfamiliar meals and a change in routine, The Family Travel Handbook encourages curiosity, exploration and independence. This handy trip planner brings all our expertise together into one useful guide that you can refer to for everything from ideas about exploring the great outdoors to how to pack up everything and take the kids on a round-the-world trip. It'll help you to explore more confidently and, if you're willing, take you out of your comfort zone to experience even more remarkable sights and activities. We also include a section of recommendations on the best places to go, whatever sort of trip you're after - from the top five places for infants, toddlers, tweens and teenagers, and the top five budget destinations, to our favourite family-friendly cruises, wildlife-spotting adventures and beach holidays. Whether your family are experienced jet-setters or unsure where to start taking your kids, we'll show you how rewarding and memorable opportunities for family travel exist at every turn. The handbook contains: Getting Ready: Deciding where to go Travelling independently vs taking a package Travellers with disabilities Family finances In Transit: Take to the skies Embrace the open road Let the train take the strain All aboard: cruising with kids On the Ground: Where to stay Where and what to eat and drink The challenges of different ages Exploring the Great Outdoors: Camping Hiking Water-based activities Snow-based activities Travelling sustainably with kids Ready to be Adventurous?: Start small: embrace the possibilities Push your collective comfort zones Be a world nomad Let them fly the travel nest After the Trip: Photography on the road Back home About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.